English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Water Eaton

Early-attested site in the Parish of Latton

Historical Forms

  • Etone 1086 DB
  • Nunyeton 1281 Ass
  • Eton Monial' 1332 SR 1341 NI
  • Waterheton 1395 Pat
  • Nunne Eiton c.1540 L
  • Water Yetton 1553 WMxii
  • Non Eaton al. West Eaton al. Water Eaton 1726 Recov


Water Eaton [olim jetən] is Etone 1086 DB, Nunyeton 1281Ass , Eton Monial '1332SR , 1341 NI, Waterheton 1395 Pat, Nunne Eiton c. 1540 L, Water Yetton 1553 WM xii, Non Eaton al. West Eaton al. Water Eaton 1726Recov . See Castle Eaton supra 24. Nun from the holding of the Abbess of Godstow (1275 RH).

Places in the same Parish